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What is one of the colors on a clownfish? (hint there is a clownfish on the CR logo in the top left corner of the page.)

Can someone ID these ?


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    streetrodder007 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Default Can someone ID these ?

    I just received a bunch of live rock with lots of living things on it. I know the one pic is ricordia, but its a weird looking piece, the mouth sticks out about 1/2" plus waving tenacles on the ends.

    The other small rock with trumpet on the sides has a huge patch of a bubbly Jelly like substance. I thought at first an egg sack, but now I think its a pest of some sort? any ideas
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    Tom@HaslettMI - Reefkeeper
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    First pic is either a ric or a hairy mushroom. If you just got them in then the mouth (and possibly the tentacles) may be a result of shipping/acclimation stress. If lighting and flow are right they should settle in and show their true morphology.

    Second pic I can't see the jelly substance well enough to be able to help with an ID but my best guess is a sponge of some sort. The trumpet things look like recently moves mushrooms but thats also tough to tell from the picture.

    HTH,
    Tom

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